Mostly anticyclonic today and on Saturday for the South Island meanwhile a southeasterly airflow moving around this high pushes over the North Island.
A light shower or two for the east coast of the North Island today, easing evening then becoming dry at night, north of Auckland has some cloud at times. Mostly sunny elsewhere for the North Island. The South Island is mostly sunny, some morning cloud about some coastal areas breaks away. Some cloud builds in the afternoon for inland parts of the southern South Island.
Dry at first for the eastern North Island on Saturday then showers develop in the afternoon, mostly sunny weather out west however expect some cloud about the Coromandel and Northland. The South Island is mostly sunny, expect some morning cloud in the east however.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz